Heidi Law

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Dutch
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Web Developer
  • University of Hong Kong
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Moved to Amsterdam 6 months ago for the sake of adventure. Originally from Hong Kong.

Graduated with an undergraduate degree in psychology and English, now working as a computer programmer. From reading Shakespeare to writing code - I think it characterizes me pretty succinctly: Jack of all trades, master of none (周身刀冇張利 in Canto slang, I think it is so much cheekier!).

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing => Randomly landed me a job abroad.

True story!

Usually people say stuff alongs the line of couchsurfing is about 'sharing', 'experiencing different cultures', 'meeting awesome people'... while for me all those were true, but I also end up landing a job in the Netherlands indirectly because of CS. Stories to tell!


Philosophical bullshitting sessions with too much wine and whiskey. Artsy fartsy films. Experimenting in the kitchen. Acting like a cheeky kid.

Leftist politics. Read.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Death and the Maiden, The Intouchables, Twelve Angry Men, Annie Hall, Manhattan, The Man Who Wasn't There, The Piano Teacher, Seventh Continent, The Godfather, Dogville, Melancholia, Lost In Translation, The 400 Blows, Requiem for a dream.

Music: Lykke Li, The XX, Kings of Convenience, The Postal Service, The Cardigans, Bonobo

Books: The enigma of capital.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Get high on weed in the deserts in the heart of the great Australian desert. Lying under the cloudless sky with millions of stars above you, not a single trace of human civilization in sight. That is what freedom smells like.

Teach, Learn, Share

There are too much spam here these days. Please have the line 'MARY IS A LITTLE LAMB' in the beginning of your message - otherwise it's a guaranteed no.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Authentic Chinese cooking, dishwashing included :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, China, Netherlands

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